Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe Museum and Visitors Center

Visitors to Pyramid Lake can learn more about its fascinating history and its native inhabitants, the Paiute Indian tribe, at the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe Museum and Visitors Center.

Exhibits at the multi-purpose museum describe the tribe’s history and culture and offer insight into why the Paiute people hold the lake and its surrounding landscape so sacred. Other displays at the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe Museum and Visitors Center focus on Pyramid Lake’s natural history and the many creatures that make the lake their home. These include the ancient Cui-ui fish and the world-famous Lahontan Cutthroat Trout, which draws anglers the world over. The lake also features a breeding ground for one of the largest colonies of American White Pelicans, which is certified as a National Wildlife Refuge.

Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe Museum and Visitors Center provides visitors with information about Pyramid Lake recreation policies, and visitors can purchase camping, boating and fishing permits and daily use permits at the center. Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe Museum and Visitors Center has displays on tribal history and culture and information on issues and events important to the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe. All visitors are welcome to Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe Museum and Visitors Center.

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Location

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Nearby
Latitude: 39.8254571 Longitude: -119.3643281 Elevation: 3928 ft
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Seasons Open

Year Round

Hours Open

Wednesday through Sunday 10am to 4:30pm

Fees

FREE

ADA Accessibility Notes

ADA Accessible.

Pet Friendly Notes

Pet not allowed in Museum.

Comments

Ben Aleck spent an hour with me in the museum, a wonderfully competent interpreter of the of the museum and its treasures and of the hugely important need to preserve the natural habitat of the lake.

Jackie Wilson, 9/29/2012

It is fine but needs more stuff for little kids.

BB gun, 1/9/2015

Is the museum still open? I tried calling and got a disconnected number message. Thanks.

Debbie Muth, 6/23/2015

Is the museum openfor school field trips?

Laura White, 6/28/2016

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